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Arizona Lakes, Arizona Pros: Kevin Finley - Lake Pleasant

Trapp Technology pro Kevin Finley just came home from the California Open where he took 13th out of 87 pros. If he looks familiar to you, it's probably because he fishes tournaments all over the West,...

 

Lake Powell Report - Spring Fishing Is Now At Its Peak

Wayne's Words - http://www.wayneswords.com Surface water temperature today and for most of the week was 64 degrees.  End of report! For those who need a bit more information, here are the details:...

 

Fishing At Lake Powell Is Incredible

 February was an excellent month for great fishing results in the southern lake. We found great spooning results in early February with a fish count of 75 stripers.  Then, later in the month, we cau...

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    February 1, 2017

Fishing Winter Crappie In Arizona

Some good lakes to try are Bartlett, Apache, Roosevelt and Canyon. Many anglers have reported spotting huge schools of black crappie on fish-finders at lakes such as Roosevelt and Canyon. Other good l...

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    January 1, 2017

AZGFD Fish Report (Dec.) Excerpts

Tip Of The Week Bartlett Lake in the Tonto National Forest can be a great place for winter crappie and bass. Some of the best crappie fishing can be done in the cold of the morning - then anglers can...

 

Lake Powell Striper

Wayne Gustaveson Takes A Break, Thanks Readers 'Quality of life is measured by amount of time spent fishing.' Lake Powell fish at the end of fall were in prime time.  Water temperature is in the mid...

 

Lake Powell Fish Report

'Quality of life is measured by amount of time spent fishing.'  Stripers have moved out of the main channel and toward the backs of canyons. The move indicates that the shad food source has been well...

 

Lake Powell Fish Report

The inflow to Lake Powell over the past days has exceeded 100,000 acre feet each day. The lake is still rising and will end up at the highest level recorded since 2012. Fish are excited because the...

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    May 1, 2016

Excerpts From AZGFD Fishing Report

Tip Of The Week From the fishing log: Around this time last year, and in similar water temperatures, the smallmouth bass bite was hot on the Parker Strip section of the Colorado River. Anglers had...

 

More From Lake Powell

Its time! Choose your species and technique Lake Powell is officially open for fishy business.  The lake has now stabilized and is slowly starting to rise.  Water temperature is rising. Bass are...

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    March 1, 2016

AZGFD Fishing Report Excerpts

The Reel Deel Bass Action Look for the bass action to get even better at some our pristine lakes in the desert. Apache, Canyon and Saguaro all have been stocked with rainbow trout throughout the winte...

 

Lake Powell - The Fishery Is In Awesome Shape

Each November we conduct our annual gillnet sampling to assess adult fish population strength, numbers and health. Since we will be on the lake for two weeks, this issue's fishing report will the...

 

Now Is A Good Time At Lake Powell

My last fish report expressed the hope that stripers would start boiling again, but to my dismay, no boils have been reported this week. Unforgettable boil action has occurred in August, September,...

 

Lake Powell - Turn Your Angling Adventure Into Success

Subtle changes in fishing conditions continue. Here are some of the small events that may change your fishing adventure into a successful trip. Stripers have now received that warm-water spawning trig...

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    July 1, 2015

AZGFD Fishing Tip Of The Week

Largemouth bass fishing is a great bet at Bartlett Lake, and the dropshot technique using plastic worms is usually the most reliable method of catching these fish. Before heading out, see a video...

 

Lake Powell Fish Report

http://www.wayneswords.com Fish reports from the first part of May are rolling in and all agree that we have seen the best fishing of the year and perhaps the best seen in a very long time. All...

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    December 15, 2014

AZGFD Report Excerpts - As Weather Cools, Some Good Catches Reported

Tip Of The Week At Apache Lake, anglers have been catching a high number of largemouth bass in the 1-2-pound range on Lucky Craft rip baits. The Reel Deal Some reported hot spots have been Bartlett...

 

Lake Powell Stripers, Shad Ready For Winter

Striped bass annual migration is now almost complete. Fish movement begins in the spring as stripers react to warming water by leaving the backs of the canyons and heading toward the main channel to...

 

Southern Arizona Bass Lakes That Are Often-Overlooked

Even native Arizonans tend to overlook the southern bass lakes when they get the urge to bass fish. The biggest lakes are in the central part of the state and along the Colorado River, and those...

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    October 15, 2014

AZGFD Report

Tip Of The Week Fishing for largemouth bass is excellent at Bartlett Lake. Crankbaits are hot, and here's a tried-and-true bass-snatcher: the Rapala Shad Rap. Get a 3-inch version. Then tie it to...

 

Lake Powell Fishing Report

Striper fishing has settled into a predictable pattern over the length of Lake Powell. Each morning striper schools come to the surface chasing shad schools. The trigger is first light which makes...

 

Lake Powell Fishing Report

Lake Powell is still coming up and now breaking the 3600 MSL barrier, but stripers are the big news now. Striper slurping boils are seen lake wide. Young stripers that live in the warm surface layer...

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    June 15, 2014

Excerpt From AZGFD Fishing Report

Tip Of The Week Greer Derby The Business Council of Greer is sponsoring a $10,000 Fishing Derby until Oct. 31. Catch one of 50 tagged fish in the three Greer Lakes and bring one into the Lazy Trout Ma...

 

Lake Powell Fishing

May is here and water temperature is in the 60s which means spring fishing is at its best. Cold fronts will still slow down catching for a day or two but on most days fishing will be excellent. Here i...

 

Lake Powell Fishing Report

Lake level remains fairly constant with a slight drop to 3574 MSL. We hope spring runoff holds off for another few weeks as the Castle Rock Cut deepening project will continue until the last week of...

 

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